AWARDS

  • WINNER: Best Student Film 2015: Short of the Week
  • WINNER: Best Production: Underwire 2015
  • WINNER: Audience Award: Toronto After Dark 2014
  • WINNER: Screentest London 2015 awards
  • NAMED: 21 best shorts of the 21st century - XFDR  

OFFICIAL SELECTION

BFI London Film Festival 2014
Palm Springs International Shortfest 2014    
Fantastic Fest 2014
London Short Film Festival 2015
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2014
St. Louis International Film Festival 2014
Cinequest International Film Festival 2015    
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2015
Hollyshorts International Shortfest 2014    
Underwire Women's Film Festival 2014
Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2014
Leeds International Film Festival 2014
Brussels International Short Film Festival 2015

PLUS

Paris International Fantastic Film Festival 2014 /Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival 2014 / Nitehawk Short Film Festival 2014 /Filmquest 2015 / FEST New Directors | New Films Festival / ComicCon 2015 / Crested Bute 2015 / Stanley Film Festival 2015 / Leiden International Film Festival 2015 / Meme Pas Peur Iternational short film festival 2015 / Horror dog Hotdog Short Film Festival / Golden Anteaters 2015 / British Shorts Film Festival 2015 / Imagine international film festival 2014 / Maryland 2014 / Down The Rabbit Hole Netherlands / Noci Cortin Film Festival 2014 / Knoxville Horror Film Festival 2014


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Russian Roulette (2015) - 5:17

COMEDY

London seems a little less lonely when Lucy meets a libidinous cosmonaut on Chatroulette.com...

VIMEO STAFF PICK - SHORT OF THE WEEK


Director: Ben Aston

Writer: Oli Fenton

Starring: Bec Hill, Stewart Lockwood


Made for under £50 during post-production for 'He Took His Skin Off For Me'

 

"ShortList 2015: How Cheap Weekend Project ‘Russian Roulette’ Turned Into a Sensation" - The Wrap

AWARDS

  • WINNER: Grand Jury Prize: Sundance London
  • WINNER: Jury Prize: Brno Film Festival 2015
  • WINNER: Jury Award: Disposable Film Festival 2015
  • NOMINATED: The Wrap: Shortlist 2015 award

OFFICIAL SELECTION

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2015
Shnit international Short Fest 2014
St. Louis International Film Festival 2014   
London Short Film Festival 2015
Bath International Film Festival 2014
LA Comedy Festival 2014
Interfilm Berlin 30th Short Film Festival 2014
Heart Of Gold International Film Festival 2014
Smalls Film Festival 2014
Thurrock Short Film Festival 2014
Monstronale Film Fest 2014

PLUS

Milwaukee Film Festival / Dot Dot Dot Film Festival / Emden Film Festival / Postira Seaside Film Festival / Crested Bute Film Festival / WRAP film festival / Rockland Shorts / CineMe Awards / BristolCon  / Tacoma Film Festival / Toko film festival / Molise-Cinema Festival 2015 / British Shorts Film Festival / Unabhängiges FilmFest Osnabrück /  Brno16 / Exploding Cinema 2015 / Golden Anteaters 2015


Dinner and a Movie  (2013) - 14:21

www.dinnerandamovieshortfilm.com

COMEDY, DRAMA

Lovestruck Randy is thrilled when his prison pen pal Crystal is finally released and they can meet in person, but is woefully unprepared for the hard truths (among other things) she brings along with her to their date. 

Director: Ben Aston

Writer: Maria Hummer & Ben Aston

Producer: Tolu Itegboje

Official selection for-

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013
Palm Springs International Shortsfest 2013
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2013
London Short Film Festival 2013
Bel-Air Film Festival 2013
Calgary Film Festival 2013
Colchester Film Festival 2013
Monstronale Fest 2013
UNI Shorts - International Student Film Festival 2013
Screentest 2013 - NOMINATED Best Film, Best Comedy

SHORT OF THE WEEK - Vimeo Staff Pick


Whisper (2011) - 5:15

COMEDY, SCI-FI

Two ex-best-friends survive after the apocalypse in a derelict basement. After a night of scavenging, their already frayed relationship is pushed to the limit when one of them finds a bottle of ketchup.

 

SHORTLISTED FOR 2011 SCIFI LONDON 48 HR CHALLENGE

Director: Ben Aston

Writer: Ben Aston, Oli Fenton, Maria Hummer

Producer: Oli Fenton 


Formalities (2011) - 3:25

DRAMA

A Westerner visits a Shanghai hotel to retrieve his wife's belongings ---- Made as a TERM 2 LFS exercise. Shot in 12hrs on only 200ft of 16mm stock without sync sound.

 

Director / Writer : Ben Aston

Producer: Tolu Itegboje

DOP: Michael Dorgan

Score : Andrew Simmons


Made You Look (2010) - 2:20

COMEDY

Allison's prankster co-worker attempts to convince her that his coffee cup is breaking the laws of physics, his problem being that it actually is.

 

Director : Ben Aston

Writer : Ben Aston & Oli Fenton

Producer : Oli Fenton